FusionNews for the week of 1/8: A weekly roundup of community news

by ShannonMcGarry 5 years ago 2 min read


FusionNews highlights the key things that happened over the past week in the Fusion 360 Community. New posts every Friday.




From the Fusion 360 Team


QUICK TIP: Return of the Dimensions

In this Quick Tip, we’ll show you how to efficiently add dimensions in sketches.


QUICK TIP: 2-Step Verification

In this Quick Tip, we’ll show you how to setup and use ‘2-Step Verification’ to log into Fusion 360.


Food Security and Technology: Solving the Chicken-Egg Problem

Henlight co-founder Edward Silva talks about how his team was given the opportunity to serve small scale farmers by developing solar powered lighting solutions.


Livrea Yacht Builds Traditional Italian Boats in a Brand New Way

Livrea Yacht Italia is plotting a new course for traditional sailing vessels, combining the traditional artisanal elegance of Italian boatbuilding with cutting-edge digital design and 3D printing.





LIVE EVENT – NYC CNC Training Class

Join NYC CNC on Jan 16th & 17th for this two day class focused on the operation and use of CAD, CAM and CNC milling machines! Focus will be Fusion 360 CAD & CAM and use of Tormach CNC mills. 


Webinar – CAM Made Easy – Hidden Gems within 3 axis, 3+2 & Lathe

Join Curt Chan on 1/12 at 1 PM PST will guide you through efficient techniques in utilizing the Fusion 360 CAM Portfolio of products; as well as dive into 3D toolpath options and customizing your tool library.




Gallery Spotlights




         F1 Steering Wheel by Faiz Arith                      1963 DB5 by Ioannis Stefanis                       Kitchen Radio by Christoph Unbescheidt


We love to see what you are designing with Fusion 360! Share your designs with the Fusion 360 community on the Gallery.



Your Ideas from the Fusion 360 IdeaStation


We take your suggestions very seriously as they help to shape Fusion 360, so please share your ideas and vote for new features / enhancements you would like to see. Here are a few from this week.


Workflow & Tools for Plastic Molded Parts

Requests for tools pertaining to developing thin walled plastic injection moulded parts. (shells, split lines, conic radii, draft, snap hooks, snap hook groove, mounting boses, vent, lip/groove, cavity, shut off surfaces, parting line etc…)


Associate sketches with a component created from body

If when you made a body a component it would retain its associativity with the sketches that made that body.


Fully define Sketch

Add the ability to “fully define” a sketch with a click of a button.


Setup Sheet for cam automatically uploaded to A360

Have the option to create a setup sheet and store it in A360 so it is accessible at the machine on a tablet or something similar.


Thanks to everyone for their suggestions!


Have a story to share? We would love to hear more about you and how you’re using Fusion 360! Shoot me an email at Justin.Hoey@autodesk.com


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